Mentz Family History

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Mentz Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Menz.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lentz, Montz, Bentz, Mantz, Menz, Sentz, Jentz, Entz, Menth, Dentz

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Mentz Family Origin

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Mentz Family Occupations

What did your Mentz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mentz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Mentz's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mentz. A less common occupation for the Mentz family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Baker

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mentz ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mentz Historical Records

What Mentz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mentz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mentz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mentz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mentz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mentz. For the veterans among your Mentz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mentz Life Expectancy

What is the average Mentz lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mentz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mentz in 1948 was 56, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mentz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mentz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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